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- NYU Press 2015; US$ 39.00
Over the past thirty years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way the legal system approaches and resolves family disputes. Traditionally, family law dispute resolution was based on an ?adversary? system: two parties and their advocates stood before a judge who determined which party was at fault in a divorce and who would be awarded the rights... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 73.67
Das internationale Investitionsschutzregime steht in jüngster Zeit vermehrt im Fokus der öffentlichen Kritik. Dabei werden verschiedene Defizite des bestehenden Regimes diskutiert und unterschiedliche Konsequenzen gefordert. Zum Teil wird von einem backlash gegen das Investitionsschutzregime gesprochen, zum Teil von notwendigen Mankos, die es mit... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2015; US$ 15.99
On 9 January 2012, after a lengthy two-year trial, Anwar Ibrahim was acquitted of charges of sodomy against his 23-year-old aide, Mohd Saiful. The acquittal was a shock not only to Anwar - who expected to go to jail - but to most international observers who were convinced he would be found guilty. This book recounts both the first sodomy episode (1998-2004)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00
This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they have responded to this, forming non-governmental organisations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has a reputation as one of the worst human rights situations in the world. This book utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of North Korea with regard to international security and human rights. Adopting political, military, historical and legal perspectives,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00
Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this development. It examines the political and socio-legal... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
This book addresses womens rights to work and motherhood in Libya from a legal and international human rights perspective and considers how these two sets of rights, as protected under international human rights law, can and should be recognised and promoted within the Libyan legal system. The book includes first-hand accounts of experiences... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, and, in the case of Indonesia, amounts to 85 per cent of its annual emissions from human activities. This book provides... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 36.26
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
This book argues the need for the establishment of an exclusionary rule of evidence in China as a means of protecting the people from police wrongdoing. In support of the argument and as a means of developing a suitable process, the author takes a comparative approach to the foundation and development of the exclusionary rule in the UK and the USA,... more...